Gentle Root Canals
No Need to Fear a Root Canal
Probably the things that can strike the most fear in dental patients are the notorious two words: root canal. But when you choose Steliotes Dental Spa for taking care of your root canal, the process is simple and causes very little to no discomfort.
What Is a Root Canal?
Root canals are required when infected nerves in the root of the tooth need to be removed. If left untreated, the infection can lead to much more serious problems, so it’s important that the procedure is done quickly. The area around the tooth is numbed, allowing our experienced dentists to create an opening in the canal and remove the infected tissue. Once the canal is sealed back up, most commonly, a crown is installed over the tooth for aesthetics and healing purposes. Having a root canal performed might make some patients uneasy, but the pain-free results and ability to eat certain foods again is well worth it. If you are experiencing any pain or are affected by heat, cold or biting too hard, please call and schedule an appointment to see us.